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Beaton Institute - Ethnocultural Resources Inventory
Cape Breton University - MacDermaid Music and Stories
Cape Breton University - Micmac News-The complete run from 1965-1991
Dr. Thomas J. Khattar Collection
Material Culture Review
Cape Breton University - The Cape Breton News
Cape Breton University - The Thermometer
Cape Breton University - Semi-Weekly Express
Cape Breton University - The Sydney Booster
Cape Breton University - The Daily Advocate
Cape Breton University - The Cape Breton Advocate
Cape Breton University - Glace Bay Enterprise
Cape Breton University - The Nova Scotia Gleaner
Cape Breton University - The Cape Breton Digest
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Cape Breton, Canada, at the beginning of the twentieth century : a treatise of natural resources and development
This book contains a history of the Island of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia. Chapters include information on the geography, geology, and local populations of many areas in Cape Breton, such as Sydney, North Sydney and Glace Bay. It also contains a brief history of Cape Breton, in which the Seige of Louisbourg is discussed, as well as the relationship between the English, French, and Micmac populations in the 18th century. The Acadian settlements in Cape Breton are also examined, as well as the growth of the coal industry. Several photographs of Cape Breton in the late 19th century are included within this book.
Cape Breton illustrated : historic, picturesque and descriptive
This book contains a history of the Island of Cape Breton, as well as a number of 19th century photographs. Chapters discuss the English and American puritans who settled the island, the British and French colonies, the Seven Years War, the Fortress of Louisbourg, and the Dominion of Canada. Each of these topics is discussed in great detail, as well as the relationship between the people of Cape Breton and the United States. Photographs include pictures of Baddeck, Indian River, and Ingonish.
Cyprus, historical and descriptive : from the earliest times to the present day
This book contains a history of the island of Cyprus, as well as a brief description of several cities on the island. There are discussions on Cyprus during the Middle Ages, as well as during ancient times. There is information on the inhabitants of the island, their religion, and their culture. Chapters include information on the government of Cyprus, including Turkish rule, as well as several sections on climate, environment, and economic plans for the future, such as the proposed development of a railway. Several maps and illustrations of the island of Cyprus are included.
Relation de ce qui s'est pass?? de plus remarquable aux missions des p??res de la Compagnie de Jesus en la Nouvelle France les ann??es 1673 ?á 1679
This book contains a history of the Jesuit missions in Quebec during the years 1673 to 1679. Several chapters deal with topics such as the customs and beliefs of the local Iroquois Indians, some French-Canadian history, and Jesuit religious beliefs. Other sections of the text discuss Canadian history, exploration to the West, and the success of similar missions in the United States, specifically Illinois. Predominantly a religious text, this book describes in great detail the problems faced by the early Jesuit missionaries in French Canada. Several maps are included within the text.
Lost chapters recovered from the early history of American Methodism
This book contains a history of the Methodist Church in New York. Chapters deal with the introduction of the Methodist religion, the early trustees of the church, the first Methodist parsonage in America, Methodism in New York during the Revolutionary War, and information on the religion until the 19th century. There are also several biographical sketches of people important to the Methodist movement, such as Rev. Richard Boardman, Thomas Rankin, James Dempster and Daniel Ruff. Some financial records are included as well.
An historical and statistical account of Nova-Scotia
This book contains a history of the Province of Nova Scotia, including chapters on the journey of John Cabot, the French control of Cape Breton, the Seven Years War, some information on the States of New England, a well as the Fortress at Louisbourg. The second section of this book contains statistical information on climate, population, geography, and social culture in the different areas of Nova Scotia. Several charts and figures are included, as well as a lengthy index.
Maine at Louisburg in 1745
This book contains a history of the Seige of Louisbourg in 1745, as well as a description of the troops from Maine who fought in that battle. Also contained in this text is a list of all the men from Maine who were in Louisbourg in 1745, as well as correspondence of those men. One chapter contains official reports of the battle. Several illustrations are included throughout this text.
Travels in North America; with geological observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia
This book contains a history of voyages throughout the United States and Canada with a special emphasis on geological information. Chapters include details on the geological conditions in areas such as the Halifax Harboor, Lake Ontario, Niagra Falls, as well as the ridges and rocky soil in regions of New Jersey, Virginia and North Carolina. Several chapters include some discussion on the slave trade in the Southern United States during this period. A number of plates detailing the areas discussed are also included.
Primitive physic, or, An easy and natural method of curing most diseases
This book contains a number of simple household methods for curing disease, for example sucking a piece of barley sugar to rid oneself of a cough. Other diseases described in this text include cholera, deafness, nettle-rash, and ulcers. A large section is devoted to the care of children using these home remedies.
A manual of the history of the political system of Europe and its colonies : from its formation at the close of the fifteenth century, to its re-establishment upon the fall of Napoleon
This book contains a political history of Europe from the close of the 15th until the 19th centuries. This book divides the centuries into periods, with the first detailing the reign of Louis XIV, the second discussing the Reformation and the rivalry between France and Spain, the third including the origin of the Netherlands and colonial affairs, and the fourth discussing Swedish-Polish seccession in the 17th century. Other chapters discuss the origins of the Northern European States system, the politics of Polish kings, and war in Turkey. Each section includes information on the rulers of each separate State during the period discussed.
Letters from Nova Scotia : comprising sketches of a young country
This book contains a series of letters written by a British soldier stationed in Nova Scotia during the 19th century. Descriptions in the letters include his landing at Halifax, the abuse of liquor among soldiers, general progress of the colony, government, and the abundance of free slaves and Indians living in Nova Scotia. The agriculture in Nova Scotia is also discussed at length, including livestock, crop rotations, and tillage. Information on Truro and Annapolis is also included, as well as several maps of Nova Scotia.
The story of the British navy : from the earliest times to the present day
This book contains an overview of the British Navy from the time of the Norman Conquest in 1066 until the beginning of the 20th century. Chapters discuss the fleet during the reign of Henry I, as well as several battles with Norman and French invaders. The wars with the Marcher Barons and Scotland is also discussed, including the acts of the British Navy during the reign of Henry V. The famous battle at Agincourt is discussed at length, along with written accounts. During the 16th century, the use of the British Navy in pillaging gold and silver from Spanish ships is described, as well as other naval expeditions and transactions. The end of slavery in Britain is discussed at some length as well, pertaining to its effects on the shipping lines of the kingdom. There are also chapters on the Battle of Trafalgar, the Crimean War, and the development of the modern Navy.
Practical bungalows and cottages for town and country : perspective views and floor plans of one hundred twenty-five low and medium priced houses and bungalows
This book contains architectural designs and plans for building a cottage or bungalow in California. Several examples of floor plans are included, as well as price estimates. One hundred and twenty-five designs are included, along with illustrations of each.
The sporting repository : containing horse-racing, hunting, coursing, shooting, archery, trotting and tandem, matches, cocking, pedestrianism, and a pugilism, anecdotes on sporting subjects, interspersed with essays, tales, and a great variety of miscellaneous articles
This book contains articles and accounts describing sports in England. Chapters describe hunting, fishing, horse racing, cock-fighting, and archery. Each of these sections describes in detail the importance of the sport to English culture, and includes several accounts from participants, plus descriptions of places where the sports are played. Several colour illustrations are also included.
An historical journal of the campaigns in North-America, for the years 1757, 1758, 1759, and 1760 : containing the most remarkable occurrences of that period, particularly the two sieges of Quebec, &c. &c. ... and a regular diary of the weather, as also several manifesto's, a mandate of the late Bishop of Canada, the French orders and disposition for the defence of the colony
This book contains documentation of all military action in Canada between the years 1757 and 1760. This encompasses the Seven Years War between the French and the English, during which Fortress Louisbourg in Cape Breton was utilized. Several sections of theis book contains references to troop movements and supply lines into Cape Breton from Halifax and other areas of Canada. There is also detailed documentation of the number of brigade units active in the different areas of Canada at this time, and lists of military supplies. Other sections of the book discuss the problems the English military units faced when dealing with the Quebec militia, as well as local Indian tribes. Detailed histories of individual battles are also included. There are a number of charts and tables that denote the capabilities of both the English and French troops in Canada."
Tales of shipwrecks and adventures at sea : being a collection of faithful narratives of shipwrecks, mutinies, fires, famines and disasters incidental to a sea life together with celebrated voyages, amusing tales, tough yarns and interesting anecdotes
This book contains examples of several ships that have wrecked at sea, as well as stories of smuggling, mutinies, and other seafaring adventures. Several well known shipping stories are discussed in this text, such as the Flying Dutchman or the Saint Elmo's Lights. A section of this book also discusses the many shipwrecks off the coast of Yarmouth in Nova Scotia. A number of illustrations are included.
Histoire naturelle et morale des iles Antilles de l'Amerique : enrichie d'un grand nombre de belles figures in taille donce ... Avec un vocabulaire caraibe
This book contains five chapters on the history of the Antilles, as well as their inhabitants. The history of the French in the Caribbean is discussed at length, and there is also a long chapter on the Appalachians, and an account of the Carib Indians. Several illustrations and engravings are included in this text. The work of Governor Louis de Poincy on St. Kitt's Island is also lauded in this book.
New Brunswick blue book and encyclopedia
This book contains histories of both New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Information on climate, population, education, cities and towns, and politics are all included. Other chapters discuss certain aspects of local history, for example the Battle of Louisbourg in Nova Scotia during the mid-18th century, or the shipbuilding industry in New Brunswick during the 1820's. The second section of this text deals with biographical information of many important men throughout the history of these two provinces, some examples being the Oland family in Halifax and Dr. J.B.M. Baxter, Surpreme Court Justice from Moncton, New Brunswick. A brief history of Prince Edward Island can also be found within this text.
Numismata antiqua in tres partes divisa collegit olim et aeri incidi vivens curavit.
This book contains illustrations of many different types of Roman, Celtic, and British coinage from ancient times. Descriptions of the coins are written in Latin. Several sections in this book also include different medals from these nations.
This book contains information on a number of different types of birds and the structures they build, including mining birds, ground builders, mason birds, carpenter birds, and platform builders. Each section discusses the type of bird with regards to appearance, nesting habits, and behavior. Some examples of specific birds discussed include the kingfisher, the burrowing owl, and the mistle thrush. Several illustrations of birds nests are included.
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